Asian Youth Games

Sport Multiple sports
Competition Category Multi-Sport Games
Years 2009—2013
Editions 2
Competitors 564
Countries 31

The 2017 edition was originally scheduled to be held in Hambantota (SRI). The city lost the hosting rights due to government political interference in the national Olympic committee. As no new host city could be found the Games have been postponed for four year.

The 2021 edition was originally scheduled to be held in Surabaya (INA) but the hosting rights have been rejected after Jakarta/Palembang (INA) was awarded the 2018 Asian Games. As new host Shantou (CHN) was selected with the Games scheduled to be held November 2021 but first postponed to December 2022 and later cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Games should now be held from 23 January to 7 February 2024.

Editions

Edition Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
2009 Asian Youth Games Singapore SGP 29 June – 7 July 2009 72 220 24
2013 Asian Youth Games Nanjing CHN 16 – 24 August 2013 90 344 25

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 China CHN 56 28 23 107
2 South Korea KOR 33 23 24 80
3 Thailand THA 13 17 13 43
4 Singapore SGP 10 12 12 34
5 Japan JPN 10 7 7 24
6 Chinese Taipei TPE 6 11 17 34
7 India IND 5 3 3 11
8 Kazakhstan KAZ 4 9 5 18
9 Malaysia MAS 4 6 7 17
10 Vietnam VIE 4 6 1 11
11 Hong Kong HKG 3 12 16 31
12 North Korea PRK 3 5 7 15
13 Kuwait KUW 3 3 4 10
14 Neutral Participant NEU 3 2 5 10
15 Iran IRI 1 6 2 9
16 Indonesia INA 1 2 3 6
17 Qatar QAT 1 2 0 3
18 Saudi Arabia KSA 1 1 2 4
19 Yemen YEM 1 0 1 2
20 Syria SYR 1 0 0 1
21 Sri Lanka SRI 0 2 7 9
22 Iraq IRQ 0 1 1 2
= Macau MAC 0 1 1 2
24 Philippines PHI 0 1 0 1
= Tajikistan TJK 0 1 0 1
26 Uzbekistan UZB 0 0 3 3
27 Bahrain BRN 0 0 2 2
28 Jordan JOR 0 0 1 1
= Mongolia MGL 0 0 1 1
= Myanmar MYA 0 0 1 1
= Pakistan PAK 0 0 1 1